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Trichopsocus clarus (Banks, 1908)

Uncommon in Ireland, scarce in England.


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Region Main date range Extreme dates
North Unknown 23 August
South Unknown 16 June - 14 October


Summary: has been found mainly on branches of conifers/evergreens but also found on deciduous trees and bushes (no records from trunks).

Associations:

  • Deciduous branches: alder, beech, blackthorn, elder, oak and sallow.
  • Conifer/evergreen branches: cedar, holly, holm oak, ivy, nutmeg-tree (Torreya), pine, Rhododendron, yellow-wood (Podocarpus) and yew.

Sampling techniques: beating branches and malaise trap.




 

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